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New Edition of Book

08.09.2020
New Edition of Book New Edition of Book

New Edition of Book

Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary, Second Edition is a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded edition of this now established criminal law text book staple. This Second Edition includes new chapters on the following topics: Road Traffic Offences, Drugs Offences, Regulatory Offences and Victims’ Rights. Recent legislative changes are considered including the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 and the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017, as well as significant Supreme Court cases in the areas of the presumption of innocence (Forsey), reasonable access to a lawyer (Doyle), joint enterprise (Dekker), the right to silence (Sweeney), the exclusionary rule (JC) provocation (MacNamara), duress (Gleeson) and mistake (Casey). The book is approximately 1300 pages in length (including prelims and index), and will be available in October 2020

The authors are Professor Shane Kilcommins and Dr Alan Cusack from the School of Law, UL, and Professor Liz Campbell (Monash) and Dr Catherine O’Sullivan (UCC)